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‘Better financial support could encourage more people into nursing career’

Health Education England’s RePAIR report recommends targeted funds for prospective students

Ged Jennings and Serena Jones

Learning Disability Practice conference 2018: nurses halve length of hospital stays

Scheme has led to earlier identification and discharge of people with a learning disability

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Concern over digital app that promises nurses’ services on demand

Entrepreneur claims nursing app offers nurses flexibility – but RCN fears for their rights

RCN voting

Voting opens in RCN president and deputy president elections

College members can watch the candidate hustings online

NHS surcharge

Waive your short-sighted health surcharge for nurses, RCN tells government

Non-EEA nurses have to pay an NHS surcharge – and it's about to double

Use of agency staff ‘demoralising’ for other nurses, says Hancock

Minister’s comments spark criticism over poor workforce planning that leads to shortages

Evidence and Practice

GPs’ opinions of discharge summaries generated by advanced nurse practitioners in emergency care settings

GPs’ opinions of discharge summaries generated by advanced nurse practitioners in...

Aim Clinical handover at the point of discharge is critically important. It generally occurs...

Compassion in emergency departments. Part 3: enabling and supporting delivery of compassionate care

Compassion in emergency departments. Part 3: enabling and supporting delivery of...

In the final part of this three-part series, David Hunter and colleagues analyse the factors...

Multidisciplinary team attitudes to an advanced nurse practitioner service in an emergency department

Multidisciplinary team attitudes to an advanced nurse practitioner service in an...

Aim The aim of this study was to examine an emergency department’s (ED) multidisciplinary...

Fingertip injuries in children: a review of the literature

Fingertip injuries in children: a review of the literature

Fingertip injuries in children are a common presentation in emergency settings. These...

LUCAS

Does use of the LUCAS device improve mortality in adult patients with out-of-hospital...

Out-of-hospital cardiac arrest (OHCA) is a common occurrence in the UK, with 60,000 cases...

Lyme disease: recognition and management for emergency nurses

Lyme disease: recognition and management for emergency nurses

Over the past ten years there has been a significant rise in the number of people who...

Features

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Advanced practice: which path should nurses take?

How the advanced clinical practitioner role could affect the future of nursing

Jo McConnell

Stopping sensory overload in emergency departments for people on the autism spectrum

A deputy sister in Northern Ireland has set up a hospital quiet room to help patients cope

Sepsis

Sepsis: how one ED has achieved a 70% rise in patients receiving life-saving treatment...

Cambridge hospital trust uses digital technology to provide faster access to sepsis care in...

RCN chair: Adamant nurses must use their voice

RCN chair Maria Trewern is full of hope for the profession – and wants to give members more...

Hand hygiene needn’t mean sore skin

A new guide from the RCN shows how to combine hand hygiene with skin care

Opinion

New 'duty to refer' homeless act emphasises role nurses have to play...

Initiating change in the care of a homeless person is hard, but can be done

Safeguarding practice in emergency care

Mandy Rumley-Buss asks if we are achieving our competencies in meeting our adult...

Journey

Choosing the right road to your leadership style

Rhian Monteith looks at the importance of building on strengths rather than correcting...

Students

Leading on a cardiac arrest made me confident in giving CPR

Aiding a woman after a heart attack made a student more confident in handling emergencies

On the front line with a paramedic

A day spent shadowing a paramedic showed the complex range of skills this role requires, and...

Careers

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‘Have good judgement, but don’t be judgemental’

Former advanced practice nurse Miriam Kasztura discusses her career so far

60 seconds with sepsis specialist nurse Clair Sandy

Sepsis specialist nurse Clair Sandy talks about her work and her best lesson from nursing

Susan_Macaulay

‘Be prepared to work outside your comfort zone’

Senior charge nurse Susan Macaulay describes what it takes to work in an emergency...

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